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Robert Axle

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Robert Axle
Robert Axle Rating: 44 out of 100 based on 4 reviews.
Cast
Kevin Spacey

Robert Axle
Camilla Belle

Claire Axle
Johnny Knoxville

Troy Coangelo
John Stamos

Steven Leslie
Red West

Sam Bergman
Michael Rosenbaum

Eddie the Ex
Danny Comden

Matt James
Jack McGee

Parole Officer
Craig Robinson

Jerry King
Marc Macaulay

General Store Clerk
Morgan Saylor

Young Claire (12)
Karen Kaia Livers

Maria (as Karen Livers)
Production
Director:Trent Cooper
Producer:Ken Barbet (producer)
David Bergstein (executive producer)
Sergei Bespalov (executive producer)
Dana Brunetti (producer)
Christopher R. Fluder (associate producer)
Jared Goldman (executive producer)
Penelope J. Hill (associate producer)
Stefan Jacobs (executive producer)
Kia Jam (producer)
Donna Kasseinova (executive producer)
Jonathan D. Krane (producer)
D. Scott Lumpkin (executive producer)
Brendan McDonald (executive producer)
Gary Raskin (executive producer)
Jason Sciavicco (producer)
Kevin Spacey (producer)
Ron Tutor (executive producer)
Frederick R. Ulrich (associate producer)
Michael Christoforo (associate producer)
Anne M. DuBois (co-producer)
John R. DuBois (co-producer)
Mark C. Manuel (executive producer)
Writer:Jonathan D. Krane (written by) and)
Trent Cooper (written by)
Reviews for Robert Axle
Time Out New York
Times have been tough for former infomercial guru Robert Axle (Spacey). A specialist in outlandish multiuse contraptions—it’s a blow-dryer and a hair trimmer!—Axle is abandoned by his family,
Slant Magazine
Wearing its convictions about deception, creativity, and the importance of being a really good daddy on its shopworn sleeves, Father of Invention traces the slow but inevitable personal and profession redemption of disgraced infomercial king Robert Axle (
Read review12 Oct 2011
New York Post
Heather Graham as Belle’s man-hating lesbian roommate and Johnny Knoxville as Spacey’s boss at an imitation Walmart. But make no mistake, “Father of Invention’’ is the hilarious Spacey’s show all the way.
Read review13 Oct 2011
Quickflix
In Father of Invention, Spacey reprises the type of role he clearly revels in: the snarky middle-aged businessman with the quiet desperation in his eyes. A fallen infomercial king, Robert Axel has just spent eight years in the slammer after one of his...
Read review1 Nov 2011
Reviews for Robert Axle
Time Out New York
Times have been tough for former infomercial guru Robert Axle (Spacey). A specialist in outlandish multiuse contraptions—it’s a blow-dryer and a hair trimmer!—Axle is abandoned by his family,
Slant Magazine
Wearing its convictions about deception, creativity, and the importance of being a really good daddy on its shopworn sleeves, Father of Invention traces the slow but inevitable personal and profession redemption of disgraced infomercial king Robert Axle (
Read review12 Oct 2011
New York Post
Heather Graham as Belle’s man-hating lesbian roommate and Johnny Knoxville as Spacey’s boss at an imitation Walmart. But make no mistake, “Father of Invention’’ is the hilarious Spacey’s show all the way.
Read review13 Oct 2011
Quickflix
In Father of Invention, Spacey reprises the type of role he clearly revels in: the snarky middle-aged businessman with the quiet desperation in his eyes. A fallen infomercial king, Robert Axel has just spent eight years in the slammer after one of his...
Read review1 Nov 2011
Cast
Kevin Spacey...Robert Axle
Camilla Belle...Claire Axle
Heather Graham...Phoebe
Johnny Knoxville...Troy Coangelo
Anna Anissimova...Donna
John Stamos...Steven Leslie
Red West...Sam Bergman
Michael Rosenbaum...Eddie the Ex
Danny Comden...Matt James
Jack McGee...Parole Officer
Craig Robinson...Jerry King
Virginia Madsen...Lorraine
Marc Macaulay...General Store Clerk
Morgan Saylor...Young Claire (12)
Karen Kaia Livers...Maria (as Karen Livers)
Rhoda Griffis...Penny Camp
Audra Marie...Business Man's Date
Jason Davis...Neil
Mary-Charles Jones...Young Claire (6)
Brett Rice...Howard Camp
Kristen Shaw...Bank Teller
Tina Parker...Steak
Mary Cobb...Sheila
Randy Austin...Security Guard
Julia Lashae...Lily's Mother
Suehyla El-Attar...Shop Girl
Marel Medina...Stock Boy
Walt Elder...Harold
Joe Nemmers...Business Man
Sam Best...Mailbox Patron
Leon Gisclair...Andre
Carol Sutton...Bingo Caller
Kim Holden...News Anchor
Zacharias Foppe...Customer at Familymary
Lara Grice...Mom at Park
Judy Kern...Theatre Patron
Tiffany Morgan...Mother (Informercial)
Sofia Spadoni...Lily
Christine Bently...Lisa
Dayton Gray...Homeless man / Buisness Man
Rodney Hebert...THEATER PATRON (uncredited)
Marianne del Gallego...News Reporter (uncredited)
Gustavo I. Ortiz...Employee (uncredited)
Production
Director:Trent Cooper
Producer:Ken Barbet (producer)
David Bergstein (executive producer)
Sergei Bespalov (executive producer)
Dana Brunetti (producer)
Christopher R. Fluder (associate producer)
Jared Goldman (executive producer)
Penelope J. Hill (associate producer)
Stefan Jacobs (executive producer)
Kia Jam (producer)
Donna Kasseinova (executive producer)
Jonathan D. Krane (producer)
D. Scott Lumpkin (executive producer)
Brendan McDonald (executive producer)
Gary Raskin (executive producer)
Jason Sciavicco (producer)
Kevin Spacey (producer)
Ron Tutor (executive producer)
Frederick R. Ulrich (associate producer)
Michael Christoforo (associate producer)
Anne M. DuBois (co-producer)
John R. DuBois (co-producer)
Mark C. Manuel (executive producer)
Writer:Jonathan D. Krane (written by) and)
Trent Cooper (written by)
Composer:Nick Urata
Cinematographer:Steve Yedlin
Editing:Heather Persons
Casting:Venus Kanani
Mary Vernieu
Production Design:Joseph T. Garrity
Art Director:Raymond Pumilia
Set Decorator:Cynthia Anne Slagter
Costume Design:Johanna Argan
Molly Grundman
Makeup:Fionagh Cush (makeup department head)
Allison Gordin (key makeup artist)
Krystal Kershaw (makeup artist)
Natasha Ladek (wig maker: Kevin Spacey)
Darryl Lucas (makeup artist)
Kent Richard (hair stylist)
Melizah Schmidt (key hair stylist)
Donna Spahn (department head hair)
Amy Wood (hair stylist)
Production Management:Marc A. Hammer (production supervisor)
Nancy Kirhoffer (post-production supervisor)
United States14 Oct 2011
Germany15 Feb 2010
Italy20 Apr 2011
Russian Federation3 Nov 2011
Argentina5 Dec 2012